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HIV/AIDS Hotlines and Treatment Advice for Clinicians

Hotlines and Treatment Advice for Clinicians

  • Medscape Ask the Experts Forums: HIVLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    Expert question-and-answer forums on numerous HIV medicine topics, geared for physicians treating patients with HIV. Free registration required.
  • MedWatchLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    FDA adverse event reporting system for drugs, biologics, medical and radiation-emitting devices, and special nutritional products. Can contact via phone (1-800-FDA-1088), email, or fax.
  • National Clinicians' Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline)Link will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    (1-888-448-4911) Provides 24-hour service for physicians and health care workers needing PEP case consultation only.
  • National HIV Telephone Consultation Service (Warmline)Link will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    (1-800-933-3413) Offers up-to-the-minute clinical information and case consultation. Monday - Friday, 5 am - 5 pm Pacific time ( (8 am to 8 pm Eastern time) and by voice mail 24 hours a day. For health care providers only.
  • National Perinatal HIV Consultation and Referral ServiceLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    (1-888-448-8765) Provides free 24-hour clinical consultation and advice on treating HIV-infected pregnant women and their infants as well as indications and interpretations of rapid and standard HIV testing in pregnancy.